Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Bill Federico, Theresa Jackson, Louanna Bruner, Sergeant-at-Arms Kenny Sprague, Treasurer Craig Graveratte, Sub-Chief Julius S. Peters, Chief Ronald F. Ekdahl, Secretary Frank J. Cloutier, Chaplain Diana Quigno-Grundahl, Lindy Hunt, Jennifer L. Wassegijig and Ron Nelson

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

Native National News

Joy Harjo Will Give Her Inaugural Reading As 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant In Poetry

Joy Harjo is the first Native American poet to serve in the position—she is an enrolled member of the Muscogee Creek Nation. The event will be live-streamed on the Library’s Facebook page at and its YouTube site (with captions) at
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Engel's boys and U-M alike could always count on Hall of Fame-bound Paul Johnson
Published: Sep 10, 2019 - on MLive

Cal quarterback Dan Berry thought he had an opening, thought he had a first down and thought his team was about to beat the Michigan Wolverines. He should have thought twice about taking on Paul Johnson.
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22nd Annual Veterans' Feast
Published: 11/8/2019 2:19:00 PM - Veterans and Warrior Society

November 10, 2019 from 6pm - 9pm at The Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort Ballroom.
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Youth Council Elections
Published: 11/8/2019 9:22:00 AM - Youth Council

Extended date for election packets (Nov 28th) | Nov 7th & 9th | Mount Pleasant High School, Shepherd Middle/High School, Native American Office
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Spirit Feast tonight at 7th Generation!
Published: 11/6/2019 8:55:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at 5:30 - 8 p.m. | Seventh Generation
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Press Release- SCIT General Election Results 2019
Published: 11/6/2019 8:19:00 AM - Public Relations

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal community has elected its newest Tribal Council for the 2019-2021 term in the General Election held on November 5, 2019.
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Live Webcast - Tribal Council Regular Session - November 5, 2019
Published: 11/4/2019 3:03:00 PM - Council

Watch a live webcast of the Tribal Council Regular Session on Tuesday November 5, 2019 at 9 am.
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Andahwod Christmas Gift Card Raffle!!
Published: 10/31/2019 12:21:00 PM - Andahwod Senior Care

Drawing November 27, 2019 at 10am.
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BOGO Special
Published: 10/31/2019 10:56:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Buy one new ZIIBIWING membership or renewal at the Ziibiwing Gift Shop on November 2 & 3, 2019 at regular price and get a second one of equal value or less FREE!
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Diabetes Management Update Program
Published: 10/30/2019 1:18:00 PM - Nimkee Clinic

Nov 14th | 2:30p-4:30p | Nimkee Public Health Conference Room
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